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Solaris (1972): A Cinematic Odyssey

Watching a film by Andrei Tarkovsky is no easy experience. It is an emotional, spiritual and intellectual cinematic journey where you feel this inexplicable need to pause at each moment to sit and reflect on its celestial beauty. 966 more words


Solaris - Review


I still remember my first time watching Andrei Tarkovsky’s Solaris – for at the time I was 15 years old and trying to talk about a work of science fiction so meditative almost to the point it troubles the mind long after a viewing. 968 more words

Film Reviews

Would you go in the Room?

On one level we know where true fulfillment in life comes from.

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

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FLIX PIX (45): "Banned Soviet Cinema: ANDREI RUBLEV"


(directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, 1966)
(***** out of 5)
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> This banned Soviet film from strikingly original filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky is a strange animal.   504 more words

Kevin Keelan

Art and Life

In my previous post, On Struggle, I asked a series of questions that, hopefully, made you think about your view on life. In this post, I offer my perspective on the topic. 2,166 more words


The Mirror (1975) REVIEW

The Mirror is the most personal autobiographical film I have ever seen in recent memory.  With this film being my introduction to Tarkovsky, I had no idea what to expect and I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised.   335 more words